Christmas, Family Life, Holidays

Christmas 2018

I'm usually really good about putting up all the Christmas decorations before the first day of the new year. However, that just didn't happen this year. As I write this my living room is still Christmas. I went to the basement to get the boxes to pack away the Christmas stuff until next year. Boxes… Continue reading Christmas 2018

Mason Jar Lid Christmas Ornaments
Christmas, Crafts & DIY, Holidays

Mason Jar Lid Ornaments DIY #2

These mason jar lid Christmas ornaments are very easy to make and a lot cheaper than buying high-end ornaments.

Paint Swirl Christmas Ornaments
Christmas, Crafts & DIY, Holidays

Paint Swirl Ornaments

These beautiful paint swirl ornaments only require paint and clear ornaments. They are easy enough that kids can make them, too.

Family Life

Happy Monday

Hi there! I missed you all last week. I was just way too busy! Hopefully things will be a tad calmer this week.  Thanksgiving was very nice. It was great to spend time with family. Not a lot of family made it to dinner this year. We still had a ton of food - turkey,… Continue reading Happy Monday

Family Life

Weekend Happenings

Happy Monday! It was so cold this weekend! Saturday was in the 40's but with the wind blowing it felt like it was mid 30's. Saturday night the temperatures dropped down into the lower 20's. That is crazy for us here this time of year! It's normally in the 50's or lower 60's. I found… Continue reading Weekend Happenings

Family Life

Happy Halloween!

It's finally Halloween and I'm a little glad to see it come and go. My daughter is 11 this year and she's at that weird in-between age where she's too young for certain things and too old for certain things. She wanted to go trick-or-treating, so we will, but she's just not as excited about… Continue reading Happy Halloween!

House and Home

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Going to the grocery store is not exactly my favorite thing to do. Groceries are so expensive! I look for ways to save constantly. Since I am a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, I really have to stick to the budget. One of the ways I save money on groceries is by making a weekly menu. I… Continue reading Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Family Life

Homeschool Week 1

Our first week of Homeschool has been a huge success! I'm so glad I decided to take this path. Day one was a little bit crazy, which is normal for any school day. It started off with me burning the bacon. Thankfully I had more bacon.     We started our school day and halfway… Continue reading Homeschool Week 1